Resnick Center for Food Law & Policy

Kim Kessler’s radio show “Eating Matters” – Episode 19 aired on February 19th on Heritage Radio Network

February 19, 2015 – Kim Kessler, Policy and Special Programs Director of the Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy, aired the nineteenth episode of “Eating Matters,” on Heritage Radio Network titled “Prescribing Food, Part 3: Food & Healthcare.” In this episode, Kim welcomes Dr. Deborah Frank, the founder and director of the Grow Clinic for Children at the Boston Medical Center. Dr. Frank shares details about Children's HealthWatch and how malnutrition in children is an issue in the United States that deserves to be addressed. Later in the show, Kim gets the scoop on the Preventive Food Pantry housed at the Boston Medical Center. The Pantry works to address nutrition-related illness and under-nutrition for low-income patients. It provides supplemental foods that best promote physical health, prevent future illness and facilitate recovery. The Pantry is often used by patients with cancer, HIV/AIDS, inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes, obesity, food allergies and other chronic conditions.

Listen to Episode 19